Distribution Talk
Distribution Talk
Mar 29, 2023
Modern Management Lessons From a Hundred-Year-Old Family Business with Doug Young of Behler-Young HVAC
Play • 42 min

Not many privately-held wholesale distributorships last long enough to welcome a fourth generation into the fold. Doug Young, CEO and chairman of Behler-Young, an HVAC distributor based in Grand Rapids, MI, doesn’t take that longevity or the organization’s future for granted. He’s landed on a formula to translate century-old core values into a roadmap for 21st-century excellence. 

Jason caught up with Doug to discuss his passion for encouraging employee development, the benefits of an outside board of directors, and the transformative power of the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS).






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Distribution Talk is produced by The Distribution Team, a consulting services firm dedicated to helping wholesale distribution clients remove barriers to profitability, generate wealth and achieve personal goals.   

This episode was edited & mixed by The Creative Impostor Studios. 

Special thanks to our sponsor for this episode: HMI Performance Incentives, providing innovative, data-driven B2B incentive solutions.

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